The Costa del Sol's events calendar is full to bursting with something for everyone throughout the year. If you love music, you can enjoy concerts by national and international artists, check out local bands, or go to music festivals.
Málaga city also offers a huge range of cultural activities. There are around thirty different museums to choose from. You can admire the work of Pablo Picasso in the Picasso Museum and the Pompidou Centre, or visit the Picasso Foundation Birthplace Museum in the house where the artist was born, located in Plaza de la Merced in Málaga city. This plaza, and its bars with outdoor seating areas, is one of the most popular haunts for young people studying Spanish in Málaga.
Málaga's traditional fairs and festivals are an essential date for your diary. Particular highlights include Malaga's August Fair, the Villages Fair in Fuengirola (May) and the Marbella Fair (June).
The Costa del Sol also celebrates special events where you can discover the most deeply rooted traditions. This is the case of Holy Week, an event held with particular devotion in Málaga and the surrounding towns and villages. You can also enjoy numerous festivals celebrating the cuisine, history and customs of each town. Nota para traductores: Aclarar si es necesario cuando se habla sobre la Semana Santa que es la época que coincide con la Pascua en otros países.
The Málaga Spanish Film Festival takes place every Spring and is a unique opportunity to discover Spanish cinema, as well as enjoying the festive atmosphere that fills the city at this time.
Plays, musicals, sporting events, street markets, cultural routes and much more besides ensure that away from the classroom you'll have the best time ever. Keep a close eye on the Costa del Sol's events calendar and you won't miss a thing!